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live bait

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Definition of live bait in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Small living fish or worms used to entice prey.
Example sentences
  • With 2 anglers in the boat and a good full day of fishing we are landing about 100 fish a day on live bait.
  • What is it about a fish that will take a free swimming live bait, plugs, fly, spinners, float fished baits or a substantial fish, crab or squid bait legered hard on the bottom.
  • You do know that you're only alive now because fish much prefer taking live bait.

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